Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 138th Field Artillery Regiment, Kentucky Army National Guard, Carrollton, Ky.
Incident: Army Staff Sgt. Nicholas R. Carnes died Aug. 26 in Orgun-e, Afghanistan, from wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small-arms fire in Lewanne Bazaar, Afghanistan.
Died: August 26, 2007
Kentucky guardsman killed in Afghanistan
The Associated Press
DAYTON, Ky. — A Kentucky National Guardsman from northern Kentucky was killed in Afghanistan when insurgents attacked his unit, the military said Aug. 27.
Staff Sgt. Nicholas R. Carnes, 25, of Ludlow, Ky., died Aug. 26 in Orgun-e, Afghanistan, of wounds from small-arms fire in Lewanne Bazaar, Paktika province, the military said.
Carnes was assigned to the Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 138th Field Artillery, based in Carrollton. He deployed in March, the Kentucky Guard said.
He had been a member of the Guard since 1999. He is the second Kentucky guardsman killed in Afghanistan. He is survived by his wife, Teresa Bernstein; and his parents, Wray Carnes of Dayton,…